Multi-function quad output controller supports three major power functions in notebook computing
Intersil has introduced a high-efficiency, multi-function quad output controller that reduces engineering resources by allowing designers to qualify one part for all three power functions within the architecture of a notebook computer.
SDIO and CE-ATA Connectivity Solutions for Marvell's newest-generation PXA3xx processor family
QuickLogic Europe announces the availability of ultra-low power connectivity solutions between SDIO and CE-ATA-based peripherals and Marvell's newest-generation PXA3xx processor family. The solutions have been system-proven through a QuickLogic daughter board connecting to a PXA3xx-based evaluation board from Sophia Systems.
Demo- board gives ‘out-of-box’ evaluation of STM's 8-bit micros
Arrow Electronics is offering a low-cost USB disk demonstration board that allows embedded systems designers to quickly and easily evaluate the latest high-performance µPSD3400 Turbo Plus series of 8-bit microcontroller from STMicroelectronics. Designed for direct connection to a PC USB interface, the DK3420 demonstration board effectively emulates a small USB flash disk based around a µPSD3400 Turbo Plus device.
32-bit Digital Signal Controller for $3.25 from TI
Delivering a clear path to innovative and cost-effective industrial control applications like digital power conversion, motor control and advanced sensing, Texas Instruments has announced volume availability of four low-cost TMS320F280xx digital signal processor-based controllers. The TMS320F28015 and F28016 digital signal controllers offer 60 MHz of performance starting as low as $3.25 (in 1Ku quantities); TMS320F2801-60 and F2802-60 controller...
Highly integrated 480 MIPS SuperH microcontroller replaces industrial PCs, gives many benefits whilst reducing cost
Previewed at Electronica, Renesas Technology’s SH7203 integrated microcontroller offers a performance level that in many applications enables it to replace an industrial PC.
TI makes cars safer
Accelerating the trend towards safer, but less complex automotive chassis control applications, Texas Instruments has introduced a new symmetrical dual-core microcontroller (MCU). The TMS570 MCU is the first automotive processor solution to support a certification according to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61508 SIL3 standard - the highest level of safety that is designated for automotive applications. Co-developed with Robe...
32-bit microcontroller platform for automotive displays
Texas Instruments has announced an expansion of the 32-bit TMS470 microcontroller (MCU) platform, offering new devices for instrument cluster host controller applications. As the amount of information displayed in vehicles increases - from enhanced vehicle diagnostics and driver assistance features such as rear park assist cameras, to digital media and full real-time navigation systems - drivers demand higher performance graphics and more highly ...
MCU family is designed specifically for automotive electronics
Silicon Laboratories has announced a highly-integrated MCU family designed specifically for automotive electronics. The C8051F52/3x family leverages Silicon Laboratories’ proven track-record for designing high-performance mixed-signal MCUs in a small footprint, which is essential for many automotive electronics applications. By offering the highest functional density, the C8051F52/3x family of MCUs provides customers cost-effective and easy-to...
Microcontrollers With High-Speed 12-bit ADC
Microchip announces its four-member PIC18F4523 family and its first family of high-end 8-bit Flash microcontrollers to include an on-chip high-speed 12-bit Analogue-to-Digital Converter peripheral with up to 13 channels. In addition, this family includes nanoWatt Technology features, which provide design engineers with multiple options for effectively managing power consumption and extending battery life.
Processor adds high-performance multimedia capabilities to portable devices
Renesas has announced an expansion of its SH-Mobile range application processor from mobile phones into portable navigation devices and portable media players. The first part in a new family of devices designated SH-MobileR is the SH7222. It supports terrestrial digital broadcasting for portable and mobile terminals, offering high-performance moving image processing, on-chip multimedia peripherals including a camera interface, and a processor cor...